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What about superiority?

What about superiority?

Postby  nreber » Sun Aug 22, 2010 8:41 am

As an American living in China I'm often confounded when China boasts again about having the tallest this, the longest that, the greenest other thing, etc. I've been here for 18 months and cover, as a freelance writer, some of these 'superior' projects. What I wonder is this: who cares? Do Americans care that SOM did what's supposedly the greenest building on earth here? Do Westerners care that Guanzhou has the world's tallest communication tower? Do Westerners, especially Americans, care anymore about how to achieve bragging rights in architecture anymore?
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